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Eagles thumped by Griz in disappointing home loss

Eagles thumped by Griz in disappointing home loss

January 9, 2020

EWU (2-2, 9-6) coasted through most of its first six home games, winning each one and winning four of the six by double-digits. That streak ended Thursday,...

Magnuson puts in the work and dishes the rock

Magnuson puts in the work and dishes the rock

January 8, 2020

EWU point guard Ellis Magnuson moves up the court and calls out a play to his teammates. A true freshman, he takes a pick from senior Mason Peatling and...

Eags take on Griz in important Reese Court showdown

Eags take on Griz in important Reese Court showdown

January 8, 2020

EWU fans would rather forget what has happened the past two years in the Big Sky Conference Championship: a first-half lead melts away as the Eagles’...

EWU hangs on to beat PSU behind trio of big performances

EWU hangs on to beat PSU behind trio of big performances

January 4, 2020

It got tense in the last minute, but the EWU men’s basketball team (2-1, 9-5) squeaked out a 71-69 victory over the Portland State Vikings (1-3, 7-9)...

EWU stays hot at home in high-scoring blowout over Omaha

EWU stays hot at home in high-scoring blowout over Omaha

December 18, 2019

The EWU men’s basketball team was on a 13-1 run as the first half of Tuesday’s game against the Omaha Mavericks wound to a close. That run was extended...

Davison has big night as EWU pulls away from North Dakota

Davison has big night as EWU pulls away from North Dakota

December 9, 2019

With 11:28 to play in the EWU men’s basketball game against The University of North Dakota Sunday, the Eagles trailed 62-61. EWU then rode the hot hand...

Balanced attack leads EWU to big win over Belmont

Balanced attack leads EWU to big win over Belmont

November 26, 2019

NCAA Tournament regulars don’t often come to Cheney, and EWU doesn’t often knock off an NCAA Tournament regular. Both those scenarios occurred Tuesday,...

EWU soars to victory in season opener

EWU soars to victory in season opener

November 8, 2019

Six Eagles scored in double figures and the EWU men’s basketball team (1-0) decimated the Portland Bible College Wildcats 107-25 in the season opener...

2019-20 EWU basketball preview

2019-20 EWU basketball preview

October 30, 2019

Women's basketball relying on young core Eagles looking to build on late 2018-19 success The EWU women’s basketball team is looking to build off it...

EWU men’s basketball to play in CBI after dropping Big Sky title game

EWU men’s basketball to play in CBI after dropping Big Sky title game

March 13, 2018

For the fourth straight season, the EWU men's basketball team will represent the Big Sky Conference in a national postseason tournament. The Eagles...

EWU men’s basketball secures No. 3 seed, Bliznyuk named MVP

EWU men’s basketball secures No. 3 seed, Bliznyuk named MVP

March 5, 2018

EWU men’s basketball head coach Shantay Legans has been saying it all season: The Eagles have the best player in the league. On March 5, the majority...

EWU men’s basketball wins fourth straight as regular season winds down

EWU men’s basketball wins fourth straight as regular season winds down

February 28, 2018

For the first time in two seasons, the EWU men’s basketball team swept a Big Sky Conference weekend on the road. After going no better than 1–1 ever...

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